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Morganton TGIF concert series announced

Drumroll please…check out the 2020 TGIF Summer Concert Lineup! Get ready for another season of dancing under the stars on the Courthouse Square in Downtown Morganton. Dust off your lawn chair and blanket because TGIF will be

Caldwell Escapee Captured

An inmate who went missing from a work assignment in Caldwell County has been captured in Pennsylvania.  Pennsylvania State Police received a tip and located 47 year old  Kevin Adams in the Town of Bedford last Friday. 

ACC Chili Cookoff coming in March

The City of Morganton has announced details for its 26th Annual ACC Chili Cookoff coming up in March.  The event will be held March 26th at The Morganton Community House from 11am until 1:30pm.    The cookoff

Duke Energy Keeping close eye on forecast

With more rain in the forecast this week, Duke Energy says its meteorologists are keeping a close eye on the forecast and the possibility of more flooding.  Moderate to isolated heavy rainfall will likely occur Monday night through the day on Tuesday.  Wednesday

Search continues for Asha Degree

The search for a Cleveland County girl that was 9 years old at the time of her disappearance, still continues, nearly 20 years later.  Asha Degree disappeared from her home on Valentines Day of 2000 and has

Arrests in store riot

Three people have been arrested in connection to a riot that led to injuries and a QT convenience store being ransacked.  Video posted on Facebook by participants and bystanders helped lead to the arrests.  The three who

Morganton Electric Dept Awarded

The City of Morgantons Electric Services Department recently won two 2019 Public Power Awards of Excellence.  ElectriCities awarded Morganton the Wholesale Power Cost Award for providing competitive and stable wholesale electric rates for its customers. Additionally, the City’s

Another person arrested in Hickory murder

On Thursday, February 6, 2020 information was developed reference the location of Steven Razelle Staples; b/m/30 YOA of Charlotte, NC. Staples was located and apprehended in Charlotte, NC by the U.S. Marshals with the assistance of Charlotte